"Once, at the Citadel, I came into an empty room and saw an empty chair. Yet I knew a woman had been there, only a moment before. The cushion was dented where she'd sat, the cloth was still warm, and her scent lingered in the air. If we leave our smells behind us when we leave a room, surely something of our souls must remain when we leave this life?"
— Qyburn, A Song of Ice and Fire
"Hi. I'm Peter. Where are you from? Originally."
— Peter Venkman, Ghostbusters
"I was afraid of death. I chose to remain behind. I sometimes wonder whether I oughtn't to have...well, that is neither here nor there..in fact, I am neither here nor there. I know nothing of the secrets of death, Harry, for I chose my feeble imitation of life instead."
— Sir Nicholas, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
"They surround us all the time. Most of them can't hurt us. Most don't even want to hurt us. But there are exceptions."
— Dennis, Thir13en Ghosts